Honouring the sacrifices of Indigenous Veterans
November, 11th at 11:45 A.M.
Filmed at St. Mark’s Church
WATCH LIVE on our website or YOUTUBE Channel.
This special Remembrance Day performance is inspired by Ralph Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending. The Lark Ascending is a short, single-movement work by the English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, inspired by the 1881 poem of the same name by English writer George Meredith.
Join Guy Bannerman (Actor), Atis Bankas (Violin) and Jim Bourne (Piano) on November 11th as they pay tribute to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit people of Canada who have a long and proud tradition of military service to our country. ‘The Lark Ascending’ Remembrance Day performance was filmed at the historic St. Mark’s Church in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Vaughan Williams Lark Ascending
George Butterworth The Banks of Green Willow
Barber Introduction from the Second Movement of the Violin Concerto
Barber First violin solo from the Second Movement of the Violin Concerto
Vecsey Valse Triste
Massenet Meditation from Thais